• August 7, 2017
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Dental Health Week 2017

Hi Everyone! Guess what this week is? No, it’s not some random ATO deadline (whew!) but IT IS Dental Health Week! I thought I should remind you so that you have time to get mentally and physically (extra flossing, anyone?) prepared!! So, what’s all the fuss about? Well, did you know that your mouth is […]

  • October 13, 2016
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Global Handwashing Day – By Christine Fischer-Stoess

Did you know that October 15 is Global Handwashing Day?(1) That’s this Saturday, folks. This does not mean you should wait until Saturday to wash your hands, either. Why is handwashing important? Aside from the obvious reasons about not spreading germs and being polite and not getting sick (need I go on?) handwashing also is, “simple […]

  • May 12, 2014
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

World No Tobacco Day – By Christine Fischer-Stoess

 Earlier this year a new coffee shop opened next to our building on Pitt Street. I love coffee as much as the next gal but what I found extra interesting about this particular establishment was the fact that it seemed to invite an extra dozen smokers to loiter in front of it. I’m not sure […]

  • April 9, 2014
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Heart Week 2014 – By Christine Fischer-Stoess

Did you know that Heart Week in Australia is from the 4-10 of May this year? I didn’t! Heart month in Canada is in February and I know this because I spent a period of several years being one of those people who came door to door to ask for donations for the Heart and […]

  • March 4, 2014
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

World Oral Health Day – By Christine Fischer-Stoess

 Did you know that March is a special month for us here at The Dentist? Not just because of birthdays but because March 20th is World Oral Health Day!1 This is, “an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of looking […]

  • February 13, 2014
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

Healthy Weight Week – By Christine Fischer-Stoess

Hello Again! I know that we are only just into February but with Valentine’s Day at the end of the week, we are actually fully into the throes of 2014! Did you know that Australia’s Healthy Weight Week is from the 17-23 of this month? What does a healthy weight have to do with my […]

  • August 6, 2012
  • Dr. Catherine-Anne Walsh

DENTAL HEALTH WEEK August 6th-12th 2012

This year, dental health week is all about preventing tooth decay. This year’s campaign is extremely important as tooth decay is on the rise, especially amongst children. As the dental health week’s website states: “by age six, HALF of all Australian children will have tooth decay”. There are two main reasons for this: children are not […]

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